PHOTO GALLERY: Schneider leads Missouri men's cross-country team in practice

Tyler Schneider and the Missouri men's cross-country team run laps and participate in warm-up exercises during practice. This season, Schneider is experiencing his greatest individual cross-country success.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle students prepare for "Cinderella" production

Battle High School students prepare for the opening of their "Cinderella" theater production. Performances start Friday and run through the weekend.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri women's basketball defeats Missouri Western State University

The Tigers defeated the Griffons 78-75 Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

PHOTO GALLERY: Tattoo artist covers up tattoos on arm

Pete Tieman didn't like some of the tattoos he received when he was younger, so he blacked them out.

PHOTO GALLERY: Kye Allums, first openly transgender NCAA athlete, speaks at MU

Kye Allums speaks Tuesday in the MU Student Center's Leadership Auditorium for one of the LGBTQ Resource Center's events during Transgender Awareness Week. Allums is the first openly transgender athlete in NCAA history.

PHOTO GALLERY: New Haven Elementary students honor veterans

New Haven Elementary School held a program to honor veterans on Tuesday. The program featured students singing patriotic songs to those who came. At the end, the students handed out homemade cards to the veterans to thank them for their service.

PHOTO GALLERY: Veterans Day wreath laying ceremony

A wreath-laying ceremony Tuesday at MU in honor of Veterans Day was preceded by the opening of the new Blue Star Memorial next to a sidewalk on the east side of the Memorial Student Union.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College celebrates Veterans Day

Columbia College commemorates Veterans Day on Tuesday morning with a flag-raising ceremony. Veterans Day was originally known as Armistice Day to celebrate the end of World War I.

PHOTO GALLERY: Army veteran turns life around with help of veterans court program

Donald Stevens, an Army veteran, was arrested for driving while intoxicated in May 2012. With the help of the Veterans Treatment Court, a program established in July 2013 for Boone and Callaway counties, he has been sober ever since.

PHOTO GALLERY: Groundbreaking ceremony held at site of Columbia's 21st elementary school

A ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction of a new Columbia elementary school was held Monday at the intersection of Route KK and Scott Boulevard.

PHOTO GALLERY: Edwina Sandys speaks on her sculpture, "Breakthrough"

Edwina Sandys, granddaughter of Winston Churchill, gave a presentation about her sculpture "Breakthrough" at the Coulter Science Center at Westminster on Sunday. The event was held on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

PHOTO GALLERY: Veterans Day Parade fills downtown Columbia

In celebration of Veterans Day on Tuesday, servicemen and military personnel participated in parade through downtown Columbia on Sunday. The parade began at the MU columns and concluded with a ceremony outside the Boone County Courthouse.

PHOTO GALLERY: Second Missionary Baptist Church hosts vigil for Michael Brown

A prayer vigil for Michael Brown, who was killed by a white police officer in August, was held Saturday at Second Missionary Baptist Church. Although the vigil centered on the importance of a peaceful dynamic between the black community and police, the reaction to a potential indictment of Officer Darren Wilson, who fired the fatal shot, loomed large.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College men's soccer defeats William Baptist College

Columbia College men's soccer advanced to the second round of the American Midwest Conference soccer tournament on Saturday. They defeated Williams Baptist College 7-1.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball defeats University of Missouri-St. Louis

A strong second half by the Missouri men's basketball team helped the Tigers defeat the University of Missouri-St. Louis, 77-54, on Saturday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Steve Schmidt breaks world record with his teeth

Steve Schmidt, a 59-year-old from Leslie, Missouri, broke two world records Saturday for removing nails from wood with his teeth. The records have to be verified by the Guinness World Records.

PHOTO GALLERY: Battle upsets Camdenton in district 4 playoff championship

Battle defeated the Camdenton Lakers 22-14 Friday in Camdenton, Missouri, winning the Class 5, District 4 title.

PHOTO GALLERY: Columbia College moves on to conference tournament

Columbia College women's soccer wins 6-0 to move to its first American Midwest Conference tournament match.

PHOTO GALLERY: Germany celebrates 25th anniversary of Berlin Wall collapse

Tourists are expected to flock the East Side Gallery this weekend in Berlin to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which occurred on Nov. 9, 1989.

PHOTO GALLERY: MU student races to raise money for Hope 4 Africa

Evan Culbert participated in the Ironman Louisville triathlon to raise money for Hope 4 Africa, an organization he began at MU.